How To Harvest Medicinal Roots – Dandelion & Valerian

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The ancient Chinese have perfected the art and science of harvesting medicinal roots for our benefit. Dandelion has many uses including treatment for loss of appetite, upset stomach, infections and even cancer. Valerian is commonly used for sleep disorders and to help with anxiety. Harvesting these … [Read more...]



How To Make Concrete Bowls & Planters

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Working with concrete is not as hard as it may seem. You can make beautiful bowls and planters for use around the home and garden. And of course, one of the prime benefits is the look great and hold up for years and years. See photos and more details at instructables.com here… How To Make … [Read more...]



How To Reupholster An Office Chair

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Repurposing things can be lots of fun…and a great creative outlet. Start with choosing a wonderful new fabric and then follow the instructions of this post to reupholster your favorite office chair. No need to throw out a perfectly working chair when only the upholstery is outdated or … [Read more...]



How To Trim Goat Hooves

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If you are an active homesteader and you are not tending goats, it's important to trim their hooves every few months. This is mainly to avoid hoof rot, where the buildup of dirt and manure actually breaks down the hoof structure. It's a bit tricky but this instructive video will show you step by … [Read more...]



Painted Rock Pumpkins – Fall Kids Pumpkin Craft Ideas

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Here is a super inexpensive and fun idea for fall decorations. Let's face it, your supplies are cheap because the main one is rocks! There's no end to the playful shapes and sizes of 'pumpkins' you can make. Just add paint and brushes and you will have a table full of creative rock pumpkins in no … [Read more...]



Smooth Finish DIY Organic Foundation Makeup With Sunscreen

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Skin contact allergies are no fun. A lot of women can have an allergic reaction to one of the ingredients in commercially available skin care products. The need for organic foundation makeup has grown, as more and more households rid themselves of toxins. Try this recipe for making your own … [Read more...]



Easy Homemade Ketchup

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Dipping French fries into yummy, fresh ketchup should be a national pastime. You don't want to waste the perfect fry on some store-bought, sugar loaded stuff…make your own ketchup and treat those fries right! See the easy way to make ketchup at dontwastethecrumbs.com here… Easy Homemade Ketchup … [Read more...]



800 Organized Canning Recipes

800-Organized Canning-Recipes

You might say this is the Mother Lode of all canning recipe lists! 800 amazing recipes, all tried and trued and all beautifully organized for easy reference. Jams, jellies, fruits and vegetables are all categorized so you can find them easily and get started canning for winter storage. Check out … [Read more...]



How To Make A Tincture

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Tinctures are liquid extracts made from herbs and taken orally (by mouth) with a small dropper. They are concentrated forms of powerful herbs and can be used for a variety of ailments or enhancers to things like your mood. There is no cooking or brewing and they are easy to carry with you. See … [Read more...]